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Jul 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
because of water main repair. jennifer franciotti will have a live report to tell you about those closures. mount royal is closed from north avenue to charles street. that is in advance of artscape. here's a quick live look at traffic. the beltway at york road is not bad. volume picking up over towards the west side. 795 at owings mills, not seeing any delays. a nice ride down the west side of the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> that broken water main is the big story in downtown baltimore. there are still a few closures diverting traffic around light street. >> the closure is testing the patience of drivers and business owners. jennifer franciotti is live downtown with that part of the story. >> good morning. i will step aside. dpw have not started their work. there is a bobcat as a major section of the broadway has been dug up. the water main break was built back in the late 1880's. the department of public works thinks it will take about three weeks to replace the broken pipe. above-ground pipes are providing water to the businesses. seven businesses lost water and i
NBC
Jul 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
samples from suspects after a rest. jennifer franciotti is live to explain the ruling. good morning. >> good morning. this may be a temporary change. it is considered a good thing. the maryland court of appeals ruled police could no longer collect dna samples from certain suspects after a rest. the change was sparked by the supreme court looking at someone convicted of a to does a great case on dna evidence taken after his arrest in 2009. the court of appeals ruled that his first a member rights had been violated. >> the supreme court said until you have a chance to look at this, we are going to -- [inaudible] >> this new order to allow dna sample connection will stay in effect and tell -- until the state's position happens. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. martin o'malley says a new gambling regulations will be ready for tomorrow. this came after a 90 minute meeting on wednesday. that delegation is needed to pass a gaming bill. the gun at -- the governor and house speaker think this will offset the loss that the city has happened because of increased competition.
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
a prostitution ring out of a baltimore warehouse. >> jennifer franciotti is live with the story. i understand the suspect has a history in this. >> firefighter jamar simmons was arrested for a separate case involving a prostitution ring. we do know that he has been a firefighter since 2002. on monday, police detectives raided his alleged headquarters in a warehouse in southwest baltimore. according to court documents, detectives have been investigating him along with franklin coit since november of last year. >> we found a handgun, ammunition, a small amount of marijuana, and various ledgers and documents that would suggest that an online prostitution and human trafficking operation was being conducted from the location. >> how investigators found out about the alleged prostitution ring and more on his 2010 arrest for a similar case of prostitution coming up at 6:30. including how he was able to keep his job with the fire department. >> more controversy with the fire department involving a potential raise for fire chief james clack. the mayor is expected to request that his salary be bumped.
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
. jennifer franciotti is live in the studio with more details. good morning. >> the no-confidence vote came after teare was accused of not doing anything about county executive john leopold's alleged misuse of police details for personal and political use. until a full-time replacement is found, major pamela davis will lead the department. she is a lothian resident. she has been on the police force since 1993. she will be the department's first female police chief. she holds a master's degree from johns hopkins. she's also a graduate of the fbi national academy. >> i think that is a good step, a good interim step. but i do think in the long term, because of what the department is going through and because there will be more investigations, they probably need to do a national search. >> the announcement of the retirement of james teare was made on wednesday by the state's prosecutor's office. his retirement date is effective on august 1. jennifer franciotti reporting live. >> the fraternal order of police outline some major problems. among those are corruption and high crimes that they say n
NBC
Jul 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
-day. >> good morning. we are tracking a problem on light street which is shut down. jennifer franciotti is live on the scene. if you're heading in the city, another problem. artscape closures. mount royal is closed from north avenue to charles street. some other roads are closed because of artscape through the weekend. be prepared for delays in the city. 11 minutes on the west side. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 down towards 32. we can give you a look at the harrisburg expressway. looking good all the way down to the beltway. no problems on the j.f.x. this morning. 95 running smoothly coming out of the white marsh area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> that broken water main in downtown baltimore, there are still a few closures around light street. >> parts of light street is expected to be closed for the next few weeks. jennifer franciotti is live downtown. good morning. >> good morning. it is testing the patience of people who normally catch the bus. people have come down to this corner and they say, where i was supposed to catch the bus? a lot of people are trying to get to and
NBC
Jul 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
have jennifer franciotti. >> good morning. in a short amount of time bg&e has been able to get 4,000 crews up and running from florida, texas, we had a contractor fly in even from california. so the work is hear. they are working as fast as they can and i'm standing hear with rob gould. you told me how many power lines are down. >> 67,500. with hurricane irene we had upwards of 10,000. so we're fast approaching that number. if you look at every metric related to hurricane irene. we're pretty close, give or take some reasonable numbers. we're approaching that storm in terms of damage and whether it's wires down or people we're bringing in, it's significant. >> one thing that frustrates people is the not knowing. you're starting to be able to give some people a timeframe. how are you doing that? >> on a very limited basis, we're going to endeavor to give customers feedback on when we're able to have them expect restoration. but we can only do that when we have people on the scene and have eyes on the problem and have a high degree of confidence that we're going to meet the timefram
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
. a firefighter is in jail charged with running a prostitution ring. >> jennifer franciotti is live downtown with some details for us. i understand this is not the first time this firefighter has been in some sort of trouble. >> almost the same type of trouble. 2010, jamar simmons was arrested. we do know he has been a firefighter since 2002. police detectives raided his alleged headquarters in a warehouse in south baltimore. detectives have been investigating him along with franklin coit november of last year. >> we found a handgun, ammunition, a small knot of marijuana and various documents that would suggest an online prostitution and trafficking business was being conducted from the location. >> how investigators found out about the alleged prostitution ring and more on his 2010 arrest for a similar case of prostitution. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> some controversy around the fire department from the proposed pay raise for the fire chief. the mayor is expected to make a request for the pay raise today. that has sparked outrage among the rank and fire. the mayor says the fire
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
-confidence vote from the police union. he said he is stepping down. jennifer franciotti has more details. >> the no-confidence vote came after he was accused of doing nothing about john leopold. pamela davis will lead the department. she has been on the police force since 1993. she will be the department's first female police chief. she holds a master's degree from johns hopkins. >> i think that is a good step. but i do think in the long time, because of what the department is going through and because the will be more investigations, they probably need to do a national search. >> the announcement of the retirement of james teare was made on wednesday by the state's prosecutor's office. jennifer franciotti reporting live. >> the fraternal order of police submits a report outlining major problems that they say need to be fixed. among them corruption and high crime as part of a massive overhaul of the department. the department was called outdated. they want city officials to review police policies. you can find the complete report on our website, wbaltv.com. the city board of estimates re
NBC
Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
-involved shooting. >> jennifer franciotti is live with the latest information. >> we do have new information. officers have called in to 11 news. the suspect was shot and killed. police came to a home here in reisterstown. detectives are still on the scene. we know that police encountered a suspect who lunged at them with some kind of weapon. police opened fire and that suspect was shot and killed. when we first got these reports, we had an unconfirmed report that the suspect may have lines to at the officers with some kind of a sword. we have no -- the evidence is bagged. one of the bags was very long and about a foot long. we have no confirmation about the sword. much of the concentration of the photographs has been in the second floor of this home. we saw a lot of flashing going on on the second floor. a suspect has been shot and killed. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> maryland state police are on the scene of a shooting in carroll county that happened just after midnight. police are still on the scene. fire officials are trying to determine what sparked a home just before 2:00 a.
NBC
Jul 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
-- judge roberts says they can collect dna samples after arrests. jennifer franciotti is outside police headquarters to explain. >> good morning. it is a temporary change but it is being considered a victory by law enforcement. the court of appeals ruled -- ruled that police could not collected dna samples after arrests. it was sparked by a request to take a look at the case of holon soaking -- alonzo king. they rolled his rights had been violated. >> the supreme court took the position that until we have a chance to take a look at this, we're going to put the brakes on the court of appeal's decision. >> the order allowing dna collection to resume will stay in effect until king response to a petition to the supreme court. more on that part of the story coming up at 5:30. >> an update now, authorities say a half-dozen marijuana plants were found. the sheriff's office say they were turned over to the task force. there was evidence of a pot growing operation. police have made no arrests. the fire, which burned nearly 50 acres, maybe related to the operation. >> martin o'malley will have ne
NBC
Jul 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
holmes is accused of killing 12 people. >> many are revisiting gun- control laws. jennifer franciotti is live downtown to explain. what are the rules changing? >> a judge has given state officials tebet weeks to comply with a march ruling that struck down a ruling that people provide a good and substantial reason to carry a firearm permit. you have to prove that you had a good and substantial reason to wear a firearm. such a standard infringes on the second amendment right to bear arms. the gun control debate is intensifying. i spoke with anthony brown who said tragedies like this should prompt a fresh look at gun laws and he defended the criteria to get a gun lot. >> i don't think you'll ever be able to prevent someone from acquiring a gaunt lawfully and going on and doing something unlawful. applying standards like good and substantial help filter out i think the bad actors from owning and possessing guns. >> the attorney general's office is appealing the ruling. they are possibly planning to ask a judge to keep the current laws in place until a decision can be made. state police in
NBC
Jul 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
are heading out for the morning shift after friday's storm. jennifer franciotti. >> marilyn anne arundel most casino debate in the past couple months but is it -- is that at the expense of others in the area? >> a muscle and a classic car show at the maryland state fair grounds. a sneak peak live today right after the break, with the seven-day. >> a look at some of the fourth of july parades around town today. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? uh, try the mber one! i've never heard of that. [ wife ] it's great. it's a sweet honey cereal, you'll love it. yeah, this is pretty good. are you guys alright? yeah. [ male announcer ] half a days worth of fiber. not that anyone has to know. fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. [ wife ] your dad's really giving him the business... the designated hitter's the best thing to happen to baseball! but it's not the same game! [ wife ] wow, he's really gonna get us a good deal. it's better! no it's not! the pitcher comes up and he's out! [
NBC
Jul 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
this november. jennifer franciotti is live in the newsroom with the fight over the legislation. jen? >> good morning. on thursday, delegate pat mcdonough kicked off a statewide tour, working to defeat tuition for illegal immigrants. freeman hrabowski says he does see a benefit for all students. students who pay maryland taxes will be charged in-state tuition rates. delegate pat mcdonough says it's a bad move. >> it's going to cost hundreds of millions of dollars in about three or four years. frankly, we don't have that money. number two, they're going to displace a lot of young people taking slots that they don't deserve because they're not here legally. >> but supporters of the dream act say it will pay off in the long run, and we're going to have more on that coming up live at 5:30. >> thank you, jen. police arrest a man after he leads police on a pursuit from baltimore city into anne arundel county. police tried to stop 26-year-old darryl watson jr. for a seat belt violation on druid hill avenue yesterday evening. but he took off, leading police on a pursuit to the edge of baltimore city,
NBC
Jul 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a police-involved shooting in baltimore county. >> jennifer franciotti is live in reisterstown where police are still on the scene. what is happening there? >> we are having some audio problems. it happened around 12:30 this morning. the suspect came at police with some kind of an unknown weapon. we have a jennifer franciotti now. >> we're in a neighborhood east of reisterstown road in the northwest portion of baltimore county. police are still on the scene. around 12:30, officers came to this house to serve some kind of a warrant. something happened that caused officers to discharge their weapons. we have unconfirmed reports they were here to serve a robbery warrant. the suspect charged the officer with some kind of a weapon. we would like to confirm these reports. our repeated calls have been denied all night long. hopefully we will be able to get more information. uniformed officers are here as well as detectives. we got here about 4:20 this morning. a lot of activity is being centered on the second floor of this home. they are taking pictures of the
NBC
Jul 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
. police say steven podles is engaged in sexual activity with a boy. jennifer franciotti has the latest on the investigation. very disturbing story. >> this app called grindr is a same-sex dating app for men. is also a warning for the health department. steven podles is facing numerous charges this morning after allegedly having sex with a 13- year-old boy. police have charged him with sexual solicitation of a minor and second-degree sex offense along with other charges. police think there could be more victims. anyone who was contact with say grindr user name steve to contact the police. >> we want parents to make sure they are checking these applications so they know what their children are downloading and check to see who their children are communicating with. >> this morning steven podles is out on bail. police are asking anyone with information to please give them a call. >> police need some help tracking down several sex offenders. the five men are known to frequent the glen burnie and severna park areas. they have also been spotted in baltimore city. sex offenses without fixed ad
NBC
Jul 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
surveillance picture. police say steven podles engaged in sexual contact with a teenager. jennifer franciotti has more on the investigation. >> good morning. this app called grindr is a same-sex dating app for men. there is a warning from the health department. steven podles is facing numerous charges this morning after allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old boy. the alleged incident happened in an unknown location in essex. police have charged podles with sexual solicitation of a minor and second-degree sex offense along with other related charges. police think there could be more victims. police are asking anyone who was contact with a grindr user named steve who identified himself as a 30-year-old guy who's 6'4" and 200 pounds should contact police. >> in this case, we want parents to make sure that they are checking these applications so that they know what their children are downloading and to make sure that they know who their children are communicating with. >> this morning podles is out on $75,000 bail. he has an october trial date. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we will le
NBC
Jul 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
this morning. 11 news reporter jennifer franciotti live in the studio with the fight over this legislation. good morning, jen. >> good morning. on thursday, delegate pat mcdonough kicked off a tour, working to defeat in-state tuition. on wednesday, umbc president dr. freeman hrabowski says he sees the benefit for all students. parents who pay maryland taxes will be charged in-state tuition rates, but delegate pat mcdonough says it's a bad move. >> it's going to cost hundreds of millions of dollars in about three or fours years. frankly, we don't have that money. number two, they're going to displace a lot of young people taking slots that they don't deserve because they're not here legally. >> but supporters of the dream act say it will pay off in the long run, and we'll have more on that for you coming up live at 6:30. stan, back to you. >> thank you very much. police arrest a man after he leads police on a pursuit from baltimore city into anne arundel county. we covered this live last night at 5:00 p.m. police say they tried to stop 26-year-old darryl watson jr. for a seat belt violation
NBC
Jul 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> 18 days with temperatures at or above 90 degrees. the average is eight. that is pretty impressive and we will continue the street for the next three days. 79 degrees at the airport. it is dry this morning and kind of a muggy. 97 is the expected high temperatures day with the heat index over 100. a chance for a couple of storms later today. we'll talk about the seven day forecast in just a few minutes. >> good morning. a few things to talk about. southbound 95 just past little gunpowder falls bridge -- a blame it on the heat. some fire activity as well. southbound york road remains closed for the water main break that happened yesterday. there is two-way traffic in the northbound delays. be aware of that. a crash on 29th street and handed avenue in the city. the major roadways are looking ok. eight minutes on the outer loop of the northwest corner. 18 minutes on 895 southbound between the 95's. this is the beltway in the southwest corner at baltimore national pike. very light volume in both di
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
. happy friday. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> the heat wave is almost over. today will be hot. thisl be close to 100 afternoon. no rain for the morning commute. the dew points are running in the 60's. just like yesterday, a slight chance for some thunderstorms late in the day. let's say good morning to kim. >> we have major roadways that are looking pretty good. there is a water main break on southbound york road. that is shut down southbound. we have a two-way traffic pattern. that could cause a backup. otherwise, bold and mill road remains shut down because of a downed tree -- baldwin road. we have some debris in the road. a crash in the city at north street. a traffic light is out in hanover. the major roadways are looking ok. 11 minutes in the outer loop in the northeast corner. no delays around the major roadways. this is the west side of the beltway north of a security boulevard. 95 near 195, things are moving fine towards the southwest corner of the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the triple digit w
NBC
Jul 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
been found. >> jennifer franciotti is live to tell us more. >> we just arrived here moments ago. mrs. ripken has been found. i asked if she was ok and the answer is she is ok and she is talking with detectives. police will be releasing more details about the situation later today. she has been found safely. we got the report less than an hour ago that mrs. ripken was missing and that issue was last seen last night in the area of ebenezer road in essex. we were looking for lincoln town car. that is one they all points bulletin went to the media. the good news where reporting is that a pilot ripken has been found and she is ok. reporting live in towson, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that is great news. the maryland board of education issues its list of dangerous schools. this is in compliance with the no child left behind law. those schools had a high numbers of suspensions. this year's list includes the baltimore rising star academy, garrison middle school, augusta and fell institute for visual arts, benjamin franklin high school, and the march middle school. >>
NBC
Jul 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> it will be another hot one today. >> the heat is on. yesterday was a real treat. today we will crank it up about 20 degrees. right now, 71 at the airport and the dew points are in the low to mid 60's. the actual temperature will be about 98 today. the index between 100 and 105 and the possibility of some scattered thunderstorms. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have some good news on northbound 95 on the ramp to westbound 100. all lanes are now open. further north on 95, a new accident they could impact your ride. northbound 95 at the fort mchenry, a disabled vehicle and the right tube. eastern avenue and 95, an accident which does involve a production. -strlight street is closed betwn baltimore and lombard. that is another closure with had for a while. here's a quick live look at traffic. 95 at 395, there's a police vehicle in the left shoul
NBC
Jul 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to celebrate life and bring attention to the importance of organ donation. jennifer franciotti has the story. >> henry and his wife pack up in the living room for a trip out west this weekend to the 2012 transplant games. henry is one of 29 maryland athletes competing at the event in michigan. he is a three-time transplant recipients. >> cry first heart transplant was when i was a 16-year-old in high school. -- my first art transplant. >> i developed kidney failure due to the medication. i received a gift from my sister who donated her kidney to me. i will be forever grateful. >> this is henry's third trip to the games where he will compete in several events. >> just to hear the amazing stories of the transplant recipients and see how well everybody's doing. i have friends from philadelphia that i played tennis against. >> there are 2000 people in maryland on the waiting list for organ transplants. that number is more than 115,000 nationwide. >> share it with your family. let them know your decision. it is so important for people to become registered because it is such an important calls. we
NBC
Jul 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. welcome back to 11 news today. >> it was such a streak. >> 80 degrees at 5:00 a.m. >> today, more of the same. at the airport, itas
NBC
Jul 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at noon. >> good afternoon. i am jennifer franciotti. a heat advisory remains in effect. temperatures are climbing into the 90's. let's go to john collins in the insta-weather center. >> it is already heating up considerably. kind of a hazy sunshine. the airport is already up to 96 degrees. it is at the noon hour, and already up to 96 degrees. humidity it does not look impressive. at 46% humidity, but with that heat, that is a lot of moisture in the air. we only have a light was a breeze of about 10 miles an hour. warnings towards the philadelphia. that will extend towards the rest of the day to day and evening hours. just a quick reference point -- in april, one of 90-degree day. four so far in july. today is the fifth day we have had a 90-plus. 18 so far this summer season. that is a lot, and we're still counting. >> coming up on a week without power for thousands of marylanders. more than 49,000 customers are entering their sixth day without electricity and air- conditioning, and nearly half of them are in baltimore county. nadia ramdass has more on the efforts by the bge crews to
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
morning. happy friday. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> will be close to 100 the next couple days. but relief is in sight. it will
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of a city where house. jennifer franciotti explains. >>jamar simmons has been a member of the fire department since 2002 body was arrested and charged a similar prostitution case and managed to keep his job. police and fbi agents raided his headquarters at this warehouse in southwest baltimore monday. >> we found handguns and ammunition by small amount of marijuana and various documents that would suggest an online prostitution and human trafficking operation being conducted from the location. >> detectives have been investigating since since november of last year. a cyber-step led them to the website. an informant told police that simmons and his partner had three-six girls working as prostitutes in a given time either at the warehouse or at various hotels in the baltimore area. this is not the first time that simmons and his partner have been in trouble with the law. both men were arrested after raging prostitution with an undercover detective two years ago. simmons was given probation before judgment and a fine. the fire department spokesperson explained why he kept his job with
NBC
Jul 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
to collecting dna samples. i am jennifer franciotti. details are next. >> we are taking a look at an early morning accident. early morning accident. [ cat meows ] [ woman ] ♪ i just want to be okay ♪ be okay, be okay ♪ i just want to be okay today - ♪ i just want to know today - [ whistles ] ♪ know today, know today - [ cat meows ] - ♪ know that maybe i will be okay ♪ [ chimes ] travelers can help you protect the things you care about... and save money with multi-policy discounts. are you getting the coverage you need... and the discounts you deserve? for an agent or quote, call 800-my-coverage... or visit travelers.com. >> live, local, late breaking. this is wbal tv 11 news. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> thank you for joining us. >> the cool down begins today but we are still in the 90's. relatively speaking, c
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Jul 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
and strong winds affected the area. plus -- >> a new effort to defeat the dream act in maryland. aim jennifer franciotti. details are next. >> sharp tone and biting attacks, but are the claims true? fact checking the war of words on the campaign trail. >> and the overnight rain that caused several accidents we're tracking already, and a downed tree. we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. >> good morning. happy friday. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> first things first, just about six hours from now, tickets will go on sale for the baltimore ravens 2012 home me
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Jul 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
on another challenge, this one in the pool. now he is getting ready to go for the gold in london. jennifer franciotti has that story. >> watching him train, you would never know lieutenant brad snyder is blind. he is just weeks away from the paralympics in london. he was serving in afghanistan when an ied's exploded, costing him both his eyes. >> thankfully the detonation occurred a few feet in front of me, largely saving the majority of my body. >> he met a quick recovery and recently moved to baltimore for an internship with the software company that supports veterans. he teamed up with the loyola university swim coach. >> we had trials in bismarck back in june. events and isnc currently ranked no. 2 in the world in some of them. >> it goes a long way in making me feel relevant again. >> the lieutenant will swim his most competitive event on september 7, a significant date because it is the one-year anniversary of the explosion that took his eyes. >> regardless of the outcome, it will be awesome to compete on that day. it goes a long way to saying i have effectively conquered my disabili
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
morning. i am jennifer franciotti. time for the morning commute with kim dacey. >> we have a pair of accidents on the inner loop of the beltway. stevenson and greenspring, lane is blocked there. baltimore county, baltimore mill road, shut down i both directions. cockeysville road, : is phil area, we traffic down to one lane and ea -- in each direction. we have a traffic light out here. fire activity in odenton. magothy, crashed ant bridge road. this is the accident scene. it looks like it moved off the shoulder in the last couple of seconds. inner loop of the beltway, that is good news. south west water, things are pretty heavy. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we have good news in the seven-day forecast. hazy sunshine now. 83 at the airport. 73 in parkton. dew points are in the upper 60s to around 70. heat index between 105 and 110. slight chance for a thunderstorm late in the afternoon. cold front will go through on sunday. that . >>> 8:00 now on friday morning july 6th, 2012. it is a picture perfect morning in rockefeller plaza. we have a great crowd with us. live con
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Jul 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
coming up tomorrow. perfect! >> good morning. i'm jennifer franciotti. the time right now is 7:57 and here's a look at one of our top stories. police say one of its officers was hurt in a crash with another vehicle in downtown baltimore. it happened before 8:00 on friday night. we're told both the officer and the other person suffered nonlife threatening injuries. no word on the circumstances surrounding that crash or who was at alternativfault. it's unclear if the officer was responding to a call when the accident occurred. let's go to john collins for today's forecast. very dangerously hot. >> that's right. we'll be in the core of the heat today. there's storms that will bring us relief later tonight and tomorrow. right now that heat wave will be with us and we'll be close to the hottest of the air today as temperatures rise especially in the baltimore-washington metro area down to d.c. and into virginia where readings are expected to go into the low to mid 100's. east of us on the eastern shore, maybe upper 90's but not much difference there at all and with the humidity fac
NBC
Jul 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
died for their country and everything. >> jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that's all for us at 5:00. here's a look at what is coming at new at 6:00. >> coming up, a live interview with baltimore's police commissioner about his plans for safety tonight. >> the heat advisory and some strong thunderstorms. >> this power outage did not stop politicians from joining this break. -- joining this parade. >> live, local, late-breaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news at 6:00. >> haslett fourth of july. today is a day of parade than patriotism, and unfortunately, power outages. >> while many are gearing up for dazzling displays of fireworks, there is still a lot of frustration on the fourth, as tens of thousands are still widely -- still waiting for their lives to be turned back on. we have reporters in place with updates on security issues and festivities planned as throngs of people make their way down to the inner harbor. we will begin with tom chaz tom tasselmyer. >>
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Jul 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> i am jennifer franciotti. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> who is sick of the heat? >> it is easier to get into the pool when it is hot. >> it will stick around for awhile. let's talk about today. 79 at the airport. it is not terribly humid. we will hit 97 this afternoon with the heat index over 100. a slight chance for a thunderstorm. most of you will not see any rain today. it will be another three or four days before this breaks. >> i will take this any day over the cold temperatures. >> your man that you're in a big snowdrift -- you are mad that you were in a big snow drift. >> thank you. i got it. not the first short joke i've heard from tony. we have a problem on 95. a vehicle fire and we're checking on lane closures. southbound york road is shutdown at cockeysville road. taken altogether. northbound traffic has two-way traffic. otherwise, ritchie highway, we have a crash in the brooklyn area. the major roadways are checking out ok. the inner loop west side, 11 minutes all the way down. eight minutes on 895 southbound between 95 and the harbor tunnel. this is
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Jul 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am jennifer franciotti. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. the heat is the big story. >> we have two more days to go. we will be over 100 today and tomorrow. 78 right now at the airport. the dew points are in the upper 60's. if we do hit 100, it will be up around wondered 5 or 1 under 6. there could be a couple of thunderstorms -- if we do it 100 come up the heat index will be up around 105 or 106. >> traffic is usually pretty light right now. >> we have not seen too much in the way of volume-related delays. there is a downed tree at baldwin mill. that is shut down. also southbound york near cockeysville wrote, we have a water main break that has been causing problems for much of the week. anne arundel county, we have a traffic light out at dorothy and ndlewood.woul eight minutes on 95 northbound. eight minutes on 895 southbound. no problems on the major roadways. 95 at 395 looks pretty good. you should not have any problems. this is the topside of the beltway. picking up in volume just a tad. that is
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Jul 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
seen a lot of your earwigs or japanese beetles this year? jennifer franciotti has more. >> they are creaky can and crawly -- creepy and crawley. >> we are seeing soldier beetles, earwigs, and the return of the japanese beetle. >> he says the mild winter and lack of snow cover could be to blame. all they do kill some of the pests in the garden, they are likely to eat your marigolds. but he says the japanese beetles are just plain bad. >> this is one of the most destructive insects in the landscape. >> that is why these japanese beetle, but bags are in such demand. and some are also big problem. >> they are attracted to moisture -- ants are also big problem. they tended to come in more when it is dry like this spring. >> there are some products you could buy to help. chances are you'll not needed. >> it seems like some of our natural enemies, these are the good bugs that each bad bugs. they may be catching up with the stink bugs. some think the extreme hot weather may be detrimental to stink bugs. it will take a few more years of research to really get the answer to this
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Jul 21, 2012 9:00am EDT
morning. >> welcome to 11 news. i am rob roblin. >>-jennifer franciotti. top stories in a minute, but first let's check outside. >> temperatures are in the 60's. it is not raining, but the road to ocean city is roth. sandy point, where 50 crosses the they, they are having a traffic problem. there is an incident on 50 in addition to traffic volume. take that as a warning. we will talk more about the water coming up in just a minute. >> thank you. >> now, tore big story. details from the horrific massacres in aurora, colorado continue to unfold. 12 people were killed. more than 50 were injured at the premiere of the new "batman" movie "the dark knight rises." >> what provoked the attack and the investigation is just beginning. we are joined live with the latest. >> good morning. bomb squads are expected to return to the apartment of the suspect to look into detonating or dismantling the explosive devices inside. they need to be careful because they want to preserve as much evidence as they possibly can. the community is stunned by the events that happened inside of the sold-out the
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Jul 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
. it will be a good camp. >> there you go. jennifer franciotti in training camp today? thank you. 6:26. a few days away from the start of the olympic games in london. >> the aclu shows a policy of what to do if police are caught on tape. >> called a jackpot for the maryland lottery. they are breaking records. >> a pretty nice ride on this >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. . i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. how hot kelly expected to get today? >> we will make it into the mid 90's this afternoon. now and willight make it up to 95 later. there's a chance for some strong thunderstorms. we'll see how the severe situation develops. >> thank you. the aclu wants police to go through more training. >> nadia ramdass is live at city police headquarters with the details. what prompted this request? >> this spurs from a 2010 situation that led to a lawsuit which the u.s. department of justice got involved. it was the recording of an arrest at the preakness that is at the cen
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Jul 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for the gold in london. jennifer franciotti has the story. >> watching him drink, you never know that the tenant -- lt. snyder is blind. it is not where he thought he would be going last year. he served in afghanistan when an ied exploded, costing him both his eyes. >> the detonation occurred a few feet in front of me, largely saving the majority of my body. >> he made a quick recovery and recently moved to baltimore for an internship with the software company that supports veterans. he has to end up with the swim coach and has been coaching -- he has been coaching para athletes. >> he swam seven events and in two of them he has been ranked no. 1 in the world. >> lt. snyder will compete for team usa in over half a dozen events. >> being able to be in the team usa uniform goes a long way toward making me feel relevant again. >> the 400 meter freestyle on september 7. it is the one-year anniversary of the explosion that took his eyes. >> regardless of the outcome this will be awesome to compete on that day. in my mind it goes a long way to say that it effectively conquered my disab
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Jul 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
jennifer franciotti. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. another hot day today. >> yesterday was a nice. today, back into the upper 90's and may be near 100 this afternoon. the dew points will start to climb. 70 degrees at the airport. this afternoon, the temperature will be at 98. heat index maybe 103 or 104. also the possibility of some scattered thunderstorms. you should probably take an umbrella just in case. it will not be as nice as yesterday. >> we have a few problems on the roads. we start on northbound 95 on the reputation to westbound 100. the ramp is closed because of an overnight tractor-trailer accident. it has closed indefinitely as they try to clear it. eastern avenue and 95, a new accident. we have closures in the city at monument street. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. drive times, 11 minutes on the outer loop north east side. running smoothly on 95 from the 895 split down to the fort mchenry. here's a quick live look at traffic. southbound traffic and no real delays to report. prime is starting to build. no problems at the area bridges.
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Jul 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i'm jennifer franciotti. now with the check on the morning commute, there is an accident? >> northbound 83, harrisburg expressway, between warren and shawan road, crashes blocking the left lane. some other things we want to tell you about. york road between white and cockeysville road, down to one lane in each direction because of the water main break up since yesterday. rogers ave, crashed there. another one at liberty. also in the city, fire activity at hamilton and belair road. monument and pulaski, crashed to deal with there as well. there still dealing with this. northbound 83, harrisburg expressway, still on warren road. accident between warren and shawan. we are starting to see some delays as well. live view of the tops of the beltway, things are wide open and just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> nothing going on around here. a few scattered clouds and that is it. best chance for stormy weather today will be out to our west. as far as our own situation, warm and humid. 83 is the temperature right now. wh
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Jul 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
, welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm jennifer franciotti. >> and i'm kai reed in for lisa robinson, the aftermath of that big storm friday is our big story this morning and today, we've got the added element of the heat. >> yes and it was pretty hot yesterday. it was 90's at the airport. close to 100 in many downtown areas. today, though, it's just going to be a bit hotter. already we're pushing into the 90's downtown. we started off the day warm. 82 at the inner harbor and 74 at b.w.i. thurgood marshall. that was the jump-start today. compare that to normal. 66 for the normal low. 87 for the normal high. we'll be a lot closer to the record today which was 103 set back in 1901. we're already near 92 at the inner harbor. 87 at the airport and we're just going to keep heating up as we head towards the afternoon. highs in the upper 90's to near 100 degrees. feeling hotter when you factor in that humidity and maybe even an isolated thunderstorm possible later today. we'll continue to detail that when we come back in the seven-day forecast. >> thank you. hundreds of thousands of people
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Jul 15, 2012 8:00am EDT
-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am jennifer franciotti. here is a look at some of our top stories. detectives are trying to figure out what provoked a domestic related shooting indelicate city. officials say an armed man walked inside baseball located of waterloo road. some confrontation led to a man shooting delfino worker and her friend. the search continues for the gunman . patron said they are still in shock. >> i think it was crazy. they should have called the cops a long time ago before it escalated to guns and violence. >> the two the items were rushed to the hospital. at last check, they are in critical condition. police ask anyone with information to call them. we know the name of the person shot and killed by city police. that situation started early friday morning. bowman had a semi-automatic gun. he took off so they chased him to northwest baltimore and they caught up with him and he was carrying the gun. detectives say the officer fired his weapon one time, shooting the suspect. he died at a local hospital. he died at a local hospital. the new santa fe steak m
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Jul 22, 2012 9:00am EDT
>> good morning, welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm jennifer franciotti. >> and i'm lowell melser in for lisa robinson. our top stories in just a moment but first, i want to take a look outside with meteorologist ava marie and may get a little drier today. maybe? >> yeah, it's relatively speaking. it's going to be cloudy for much of the day and hard for that sunshine to break out. we started off pretty cool. 67 the temperature. that was the low this morning at the airport. 71 at the inner harbor. so far, we've had at least a trace of rain reported at the airport and most of that seems to be clearing out at least for b.w.i. thurgood marshall but a few stubborn areas may see fog and drizzle through the next hour. clouds stick around through the majority of the day. and that's as we have that on-shore flow. it's starting to break apart, though, by the afternoon. we may see a couple of breaks for sunshine. highs warm up today to near 80 to 85. we continue that warming trend as we head into the seven day. details coming up. >> a big story this morning as police and federal age
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Jul 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
, and welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm jennifer franciotti. >> and i'm kai reed in for lisa robinson. let's check in with ava marie. really, i mean, we were talking earlier, it's a big mess out there with all the trees and -- >> it's a mess. it's awful and i think the biggest problem is the heat and a lot of people don't have air conditioning without their power and unfortunately today, it's going to be another bad one. we're expect it to be just as hot as friday and it's still going to be very humid as well. looking at h.d. doppler real quick, not a whole bunch of activity. most of the showers and storms are off to our west. there's still an isolated chance for a storm today. that will be far and few between. look at the current conditions right now where it's very humid out there. 74 degrees. that's what we're starting off with at mostly cloudy skies. humidity is 91%. dew point is expected to be in the 60's to low 70's later this afternoon. that's going to make it feel even more humid as high temperatures reach the upper 90's and close to 100 degrees as you get downtown. heat index
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Jul 21, 2012 7:00am EDT
, these messages. >> good morning. i'm jennifer franciotti. the time right now is 7:25. here's a look at some of our top stories this morning. authorities in at least six states, including maryland, are investigating whether a traveling hospital technician accused of infecting 30 people with hepatitis c in new hampshire exposed earlier patients to the liver-destroying disease. authorities say the suspect is known to have been infected with hepatitis c since at least june 2010. he was arrested in new hampshire on thursday, accused of stealing syringes of a powerful anesthetic from a hospital there. investigators say he would then inject himself is and then refill those syringes with saline that were later used on patients. 11 news has learned that he worked at the baltimore veterans medical center, southern maryland hospital, johns hopkins, and maryland general hospital from may 2008 through march 2010. >> he knew he had hepatitis c as of at least june of 2010. he continued to divert drugs and permit tainted syringes to be used on patients under his care. >> authorities say at least 30 patient
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Jul 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
" starts right now. >> good morning, welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm jennifer franciotti. >> and i'm lowell melser in for lisa robinson. we'll take our first look outside with meteorologist ava marie and i guess some folks will understand this. we're still under the influence of some of those winds that are bringing some of that rain here to us and probably will for much of the day? >> yeah, that on-shore flow is what kept us so damp yesterday and kept our temperatures down and kept the clouds in and we saw some pretty heavy rain across the area. fortunately, this is going to start to break apart. while we are starting off with that pattern once again, we're hoping to dry out. again, it's the afternoon. yesterday, high temperatures barely made it into the upper 60's and low 70's and with that very moist low coming off the northeast. today we're starting off in the 60's once again but expected to move into the mid 80's this afternoon. fog and drizzle to start off the day. if i'm optimistic, afternoon sunshine, a few breaks for it. you spend most of the day under the clou
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Jul 1, 2012 8:00am EDT
. >> good morning, i'm jennifer franciotti. time right now is 8:26. here's a look at some of the morning's top stories. governor o'malley has declaurd a state of emergency. he went to the maryland emergency management agency to oversee the operations and he said the damage to power lines combined with the high heat posed huge problems for residents. >> we are working very hard to get people restored as quickly as possible but watch out for your neighbors. and if you have the ability to bring somebody into your own home for a little while, that sure would be a very neighborly thing to do. this will likely be an event that will take many days before we're able to restore. probably it will be some two to five days before the majority of those without power are restored to power. >> and the governor also mentioned the president called him from camp david to check in following the storms. officials say at least two deaths in maryland are to be blamed on the storm. both by falling trees. montgomery county police say a tree apparently killed a 71-year-old woman in her bed in silver spring. an
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Jul 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
for the weekend. welcome to "11 news saturday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. this is day 11 and it's not expected to let up today. it's going to be awful. tomorrow we may see a break. >> tomorrow a little bit of a break. today will be the worst day of the bunch. actually yesterday. even though it hit 99 degrees, we had a little break. humidity was down. that made it a little more tolerable. i don't know how many people agree with me on that. it felt a little less onerous. today, the humidity is going back up again and the temperatures are going up. >> so let's just start out with saying where we're starting this morning, all right? at the airport right now, it's 79 degrees. i mean, that's a warm start to the day. 74% the humidity. but the dew point temperature we don't express it there is 69. yesterday, dew point temperatures were down around 60 so the higher it gets, the more humid it gets. the 74% is a pretty humid atmosphere at that temperature. the southwest wind at 3 miles an hour and the inner harbor, they're not clocking us at a temperature right now.
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Jul 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. you know that relief is not here yet. it feels nasty outside right now. >> yeah, it's going to take -- the front won't go through tonight. today, we'll get into the upper 90's and the heat index over 100 but later on this afternoon, like you said, there's a possibility that we could have some severe weather. any time you make a big air mass change like this, sometimes that's a tradeout. you got to deal with some bumpy weather. it's 84 degrees at 5:00 in the morning. 84 degrees! at 5:00 in the morning. the dew points are hanging around 70. it feels very thick out there. tropical air mass. scattered thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and this evening. some could be strong. up until that time, it will be dry, hot and uncomfortable. heat index over 100. we'll talk about that in detail and check the seven day forecast in a few minutes. stay with us. >> the heat is our big story. with it staying so hot for so long, officials are warning of potential dangers. >> 11 news reporter sheldon dutes has more on the heat related illnesses t
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